Free Virtual Open Evening & Taster Sessions

Join us on Wednesday 11th September for our free online Open Evening & Taster Sessions. Speak to the team, learn about our courses, and take part in a free 50-minute taster session.

Why choose an online short course at City?

City short courses online

Our short courses are a great way to gain new expertise, advance skills or follow a passion. Due to our strong links with business, practice and the professions, all our courses are taught by leading industry specialists, assuring that they are always up-to-date and relevant.

Taught over evening and weekends, our courses fit easily around busy lives - and we now offer a series of summer schools so you can fast-track your learning in as little as one week.

Online classes are taught live in small groups and are fully interactive, creating a classroom environment from home.

When you enrol on one of our short courses, we welcome you into our community. You have access to various University benefits, including expert careers advice and discount gym membership.

We don’t ask for any qualifications, just book a place from the course pages. On completion of the course, you’ll be awarded an official City, University of London certificate to mark your achievement.

Take an online short course at City, University of London. Learning online with us is easy and there's lots of support to get you started. You'll build confidence with the help of our inspiring and supportive online community and meet people of all ages and backgrounds who share your interests and goals.

Our short courses courses, by subject

Arts and media


Computing and computer science



Politics and law


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